mental health

Unsocial Media (S3E3)

With the latest Facebook scandal ever-presently splashed across all media outlets, and cries from the left, right and center of the political spectrum bemoaning the fact that social media isn’t the promised land, is it any wonder that we are … Read More

Chromium sans Brockovich (S2E11)

In the popular movie Erin Brockovich, we get to hear about the toxic effects of the hexavalent form of chromium (aka Cr6+). However, in its trivalent oxidation state (Cr3+) as Chromium picolinate is a very useful mineral supplement, which is … Read More

Episode 27: Think Zinc!

If Zinc were a person applying for a job in medicine, the HR department would take one look at its resume and promptly reject it, saying “overqualified”. However, if truth be told, there is no such thing as “overqualified”, there … Read More

Episode 6: Probiotics & Gut Health

Probiotics and Gut Health Gut health and probiotics are now all the rage in Medicine in the popular media these days and for good reason. Most animals, including us, are not merely single organisms, but multi-cellular collections of them. We … Read More

Tune out, turn off, drop in!

Digital life is like a copy of a copy of a copy.  Most of the real details are either fuzzed out or glossed over in an attempt to make ourselves appear more ideal and praiseworthy.  For those of us dinosaurs … Read More